Nokia C2 00 is an immensely inexpensive dual SIM phone with hot-swappable SIM cards. It has great performance potential and goodies in this basic phone are a VGA camera, FM radio, good battery backup and enormous memory storage. It is great messaging phone also with integrated support for Nokia Ovi Mails, Nokia Messaging and Nokia Ovi Life Tools.[ + ] Read Nokia C2 Review
The Nokia C2 00 has a modern and stylish design which takes this core-range handset of Nokia to another level. Nokia C2 00 dual SIM phone has a colour TFT display that displays 65 K colours and its screen is sized at 1.8 inches and offers 128 x 160 pixels resolution. It has an alphanumeric keypad (P+R keymat) and the phone runs Symbian S40 edition operating system. It’s a lightweight device that just weighs 74.1 g and its physical dimensions make it compact and handy. It physically measures 108 mm in length, 45 mm in breadth and 14.65 mm in thickness. The phone is available in three eye-catchy colours viz. Jet Black, White and Grey and the best part is that it features silver detailing in all the devices.
The Nokia C2 00 has stereo FM radio and Nokia media player that play music playback files of MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC/MIDI/AMR-NB/AMR-WB/MIDI audio formats. Users are free to enjoy music in good quality in best of price via on-board 3.5 mm stereo headset plug and integrated hands-free speakers. It also supports MP3/AAC/WMA ringtones
The Nokia C2 00 has a remarkable VGA camera with self-timer, portrait and landscape orientation. White balance can also be created with daylight, incandescent and fluorescent lights. The effects so created colors the images in false colors, grey scale, sepia, negative and solarised.The camera also serves as a good camcorder with 5X video digital zoom capability and can make videos in QCIF (176 X 144 pixels). Video can also be shot with white balance, scene modes can be captured automatically and permissible color tone modes can be applied.
The Nokia C2 00 has an internal memory that stands at 16/64 MB RAM and via microSD card it is expandable to 32 GB maximum. The phonebook contacts up to 1000 entries can be saved. Besides that, logs of dialed, received and missed calls are well managed.
The standard Li-ion battery of BL-5C type is present in Nokia C2 00 that gives the standby performance of up to 16.5 days. The talk time performance of the phone is up to 5.75 hours.
For data communication, there is Bluetooth in configuration of v2.1 with EDR and microUSB v2.0 in Nokia C2 00. Opera mini 4.0 browsers exist on Nokia C2 00 for fast browsing. GPRS/EDGE in class 12 configuration and EGPRS class 6 Downlink is accessible on phone for attaining maximum speed of 177.6/85.6 kbps (DL/UL). Navigation via GPS, however, is not supported on this device.
The Nokia C2 00 is supportive for innovative messaging via SMS and chats and as such SMS and chats are displayed in conversational order on this handset. Instant messaging is also enabled on the handset. Emails are supported on SMTP, IMAP4, POP3 protocols. The phone has a unified editor and it can sync data with calendar, contacts, to-do, notes and e-mails.
The Nokia C2 00 supports the 2 G GSM network which operates on dual bandwidth of 900 / 1800 MHz.
The Nokia C2 00 is well equipped with nice games for the entertainment purpose and keeping users engaged.
The Nokia C2 00 is good looking basic phone with in-built FM radio, VGA camera and some cool connectivity features as Bluetooth and GPRS . There is massive amount of music storage permissible on this phone supporting 32 GB capacity micro-SD cards. Talk time of the battery is up to 5.75 hours and phone manages to be on standby for around 16.5 days. The stylish dual SIM phone, Nokia C2 00 allows easy “hot-swapping” of SIM cards (changeable while phone is on) via an external card slot to let its users manage cost efficiently by choosing the right SIM. Besides, there is no need to reboot settings after making any change as the phone remembers five SIM cards. The personal information management is quite effective on this handset and allows users to keep detailed contact information and use a calendar, to-do list, notes, recorder, calculator, clock and converter. The call management is also quite nicely managed and as such one can freely maintain contacts database along with intricate phone and email details, opt for speed dialling and voice commands like features. For personalization, one may look for variety of themes, wallpapers, screensavers, ringtones, etc. and apply them besides using the pre-installed and changeable color themes. Another fascinating thing is presence of Nokia Ovi Life Tools and Nokia Ovi Mails (Nokia Messaging) on this handset. It is a SMS-based subscription service split into three areas viz. agriculture; education and entertainment. Nokia C2 00 users can get information about day-to-day weather updates, agriculture news and advice and also latest market prices for three chosen crops. Under education, one gets easy to use English language tips and career information. The entertainment sector is such that it informs users about cricket scores and new ringtones. One can configure 10 email accounts including business email accounts on Microsoft Exchange on this handset. Instant Messaging accounts can also be configured. Its affordability and useful features make it one desirable handset.
Nokia C2 00 users may miss infra-red and WLAN connectivity on the phone.[ - ] collapse
Nokia C2 General
|Global Status||Available. Released 2011, July|
|Global Launch Date||2011-01-01T00:00:00|
Nokia C2 Standard Battery Features
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1020 (BL-5C)|
|Talk Time||Up to 5 h 40 min (2G)|
|StandBy Time||Up to 460 h (2G)|
Nokia C2 Camera Features
Nokia C2 Sound Settings
|Ringtones||Vibration; MP3 ringtones|
Nokia C2 Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1|
Nokia C2 Additional Features
|JAVA Type||MIDP 2.0|